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5 Ways for Busy People to Stay Active
15th Dec 2018

5 Ways for Busy People to Stay Active

We all know how important physical fitness is to our overall health. But the truth is that too many of us are leading inactive lives. With so many personal and professional obligations to juggle, it can be difficult to establish and maintain an exercise routine. However, getting started may be a bit simpler than you’d think. Here are five ways for the busiest among us to stay active this season.If you can increase your activity level gradually (around 20% per week), you’ll be well on your way to …
5 Ways Exercise Can Help You Beat the Winter Blues
13th Dec 2018

5 Ways Exercise Can Help You Beat the Winter Blues

When the temperatures turn cold, the last thing you probably want to do is leave your couch to work out. But that's exactly what you should do to help your body and mind function at their best. Exercise is undoubtedly one of the best ways to beat the winter blues. Don't believe us? Here's how using your home fitness equipment, heading to your local gym, or heading outside for some physical activity can help you feel better all season long. You'll have more energy to spareOnce winter rolls aroun …
​Hate Running? Try These 5 Treadmill Exercises Instead
13th Dec 2018

​Hate Running? Try These 5 Treadmill Exercises Instead

Most of us know that regular exercise can help us maintain our weight, boost our energy, relieve our stress, and make us feel healthier and more confident. Even so, some forms of physical fitness may be seen by some as… well, boring. It’s tough to get excited about exercise when you face a monotonous hour running in place on the treadmill. The thought might be enough to convince you to cancel your trip to the gym. Of course, the treadmill can be a great option for runners -- especially i …
Beginner’s Guide: How to Prepare for a Race
10th Dec 2018

Beginner’s Guide: How to Prepare for a Race

Running is an amazing way to stay healthy, both mentally and physically. In fact, just last year almost 60 million people jogged, ran, or hit the trails. You may be drawn to running for any number of reasons—and perhaps one of them is an upcoming race.Running your first big race is thrilling—congrats on deciding to get out there! It takes hard work, but your efforts will be worth it in the end. Whether you plan to run a 5k, 10k, or half-marathon, if you're not entirely sure how to prepare f …
How To Encourage Physical Fitness In Your Kids
6th Dec 2018

How To Encourage Physical Fitness In Your Kids

It's no secret that kids these days aren't as active as they used to be. With the digital age in full swing, more and more kids are staying inside using technology than ever before. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only one in three children is physically active every day. Physical inactivity early in life can lead to health problems later on. Here are just a few tips to make sure your kids stay active, helping them improve their fitness throughout their life.Limit …